IR Leader
February 02, 2021
Thank you members, for renewing your membership. In 2021, you will see more transformation as we continue to evolve to meet your needs – including the soon-to-be-published Guide to Developing an Investor Relations Program and the launch of a new website in 2021.

For those of you who have not yet renewed, don't miss your opportunity to ensure continued access to what you value most from your membership: professional development, resources, networking opportunities and advocacy. We encourage you to renew your membership today as your membership will be deactivated by February 12 if we don't hear from you by February 10.

Your invoice can be paid online by logging into your account. If you need any help, contact Lora Turner at or (416) 364-8200 ext. 106 to renew.

We hope you continue to be part of this dynamic community.

If you are not yet a CIRI member, click here to join today to engage with this amazing community and make use of IR-focused events and resources.
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AGM season is fast approaching and CIRI wants to look at how your AGM fared in 2020 and what your plans are for 2021. To thoroughly understand these practices, we are conducting a survey of member investor relations professionals. Please take approximately 10 minutes to complete this survey by February 16, 2021. Members will receive a complimentary copy of the research findings so that you can compare your practices to other Canadian issuers. Here's one more reason to be a CIRI member!

Click here to complete the survey. Thank you in advance for your participation.

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